Daily Archives: September 27, 2019

UN Rapporteur Calls for Dialogue in Zimbabwe to Clear ‘Toxic Environment’

HARARE – U.N. Special Rapporteur Clement Voule, who returned Friday from a 10-day visit to Zimbabwe, called for dialogue to clear a “toxic environment” in the southern African country.Voule’s trip was the first official visit by an independent human r…

UN Rapporteur Calls for Dialogue in Zimbabwe to Clear ‘Toxic Environment’

HARARE – U.N. Special Rapporteur Clement Voule, who returned Friday from a 10-day visit to Zimbabwe, called for dialogue to clear a “toxic environment” in the southern African country.Voule’s trip was the first official visit by an independent human r…

UN, AU Chiefs Welcome Progress From Sudan’s Transitional Authorities

UNITED NATIONS – At the United Nations, the news is not often good. But Friday was different, and U.N. chief Antonio Guterres expressed what many at a high-level meeting on Sudan’s transition toward democracy after 30 years of dictatorship were feeling…

Prince Harry Walks Through Angola Mine Field, Echoing Diana

JOHANNESBURG – A body armor-wearing Prince Harry on Friday followed in the footsteps of his late mother, Princess Diana, whose walk through an active mine field in Angola years ago helped to lead to a global ban on the deadly weapons.The prince walked …

Rwanda Offers Lifeline to Refugees Detained in Libya

GENEVA – Sixty-six refugees from Sudan, Somalia and Eritrea were freed from detention in Libya and flown to Rwanda on Thursday, on a flight chartered by the U.N. refugee agency. This was the first group of refugees to benefit from a so-called Emergenc…